Could bradycardia may caused by endocarditis? Or endocarditis causes always thaquicardy? My heart rate is 56-64 by resting. I'm not athletic. Headaches
Unusual. It would be unusual for a serious bacterial infection to be accompanied by bradycardia. Rarely, in particularly severe cases of endocarditis, there can be invasion of the av node by a myocardial abscess with subsequent atrioventricular block and subsequent bradycardia. This is extremely unusual.
Is a resting heart rate of 58 bpm okay? I'm taking Lexapro (escitalopram) 5mg and have taken it for a week now. I don't feel any bradycardia symptoms.
SSS. Normal heart rate at rest is between 60 and 70 beats per minute. In very fit individuals, it may be as low as 40 BPM without any symptoms of weakness or dizziness. Some arrhythmias may cause the hr to vary from very slow to very fast and beta blockers can be used cautiously to help regulate the rate. Sometimes they are uses in conjunction with a pacemaker which allows their use without slowing hr. Read more...
45 yrs female. Ferritin level 5 (unknown cause). 600mg ferrous sulphate day. Resting heart rate 56-59. Not athletic (though not overweight). Too low?
Low iron. Low ferritin is an indicator that iron stores are low. It will increase back to normal as your body processes the iron that you are taking. Having a slightly low heart rate is fine as long as you are not dizzy or light headed. It is much better to have a slightly low heart rate than a high one. Read more...